How not to make money trading the markets

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Old Mar 7, 2009, 2:40am   #41
 
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Hotch started this thread Not even using a coin most of the time, there's a flip coin function in the chatzy room we use, but no, anything really.
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Old Mar 7, 2009, 10:34am   #42
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Germans are never wrong !!!
Never being wrong does not make you right either

I'm considering using this approach for my kids Child Trust Fund.

I'm sure it would do better than the 13% loss that the "Professionals" have made over the past year!
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Old Mar 7, 2009, 10:51am   #43
 
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Never being wrong does not make you right either

I'm considering using this approach for my kids Child Trust Fund.

I'm sure it would do better than the 13% loss that the "Professionals" have made over the past year!
Don't do it!
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Old Mar 9, 2009, 1:19am   #44
 
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Hotch started this thread Don't know why I put orders on Friday night.

It is bad for the strategy, but more important it causes me a lot of hassle as I gap past the limit orders. Won't be done again.
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Old Mar 9, 2009, 11:20pm   #45
 
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Hotch started this thread Well currently account is at £565.07....or £573.27.

IG has the small amount, I guess they're right, I just can't find my error. Will have another look tomorrow. I'm getting far too lazy to put on calls. You can always come get them from chatzy, and if i figure out where the accounting error is I will post up some spread sheets.

For now though, I'm not sure what to do with this, I will continue, but I might change the rules somewhat.

Thoughts anyone?
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Old Mar 10, 2009, 1:21am   #46
 
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Hotch started this thread Yeah, some bad accounting on my part (still seem to have £3 from somewhere which I can't account for).

Anyway, balance is £575.16, and that seems to agree with my excel. Current positions are at roughly B/E

see what happens in the morning.

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Old Mar 11, 2009, 2:00pm   #47
 
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Apologies

Hotch started this thread Sorry for not keeping this up to date, am still trading it. Just want to find something with a few more trades, daily is a bit boring.

Anyway, attached is a spreadsheet with all the trades taken.
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Well you are clearly mad ... and madly profitable.
Nice experiment
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